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How To Diagnose Your Brake Problems

Standard types of brake systems

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unusual Response?

 

  • If your brake pedal feels harder, softer, or travels further than usual, the cause could be related to the hydraulic system or brake booster.
  • Inspect the fluid level, and all lines, hoses and fittings for leaks.
  •  If your brake pedal feels harder, softer, or travels further than usual, the cause could be related to the hydraulic system or brake booster.
  • Inspect the fluid level, and all lines, hoses and fittings for leaks.
  • Braided lines should be flexible but firm, not brittle or cracked.
  • Seals should be dry, not brittle and wheel cylinders and brake calipers should move freely.

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